In a Different Key - Audio Description

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Film Type
Film Type:Stream
Film Info
Director(s):Caren Zucker
John Donvan
Country:United States
Running Time:102 min
Type of Film:Documentary
Disabilities Represented:Autism
Intellectual Disability


A mother tracks down the first person ever diagnosed with autism, now an elderly man in rural Mississippi, to learn if his life story holds promise for her own autistic son. Her journey exposes a startling record of cruelty and kindness alike, framed by forces like race, money and privilege -- but ends in hope that acceptance is gaining for those who are "different."  


Scored by Wynton Marsalis. 


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